woolshed

Farm Buildings

Tawadale Farm woolshed on right, Don Cameron’s cottage centre, original Tawadale house on left before it was extended
Curved road on right of the photo was the main Wimbledon Road.

Farm Buildings

New Wimbledon Road on the other side of the Tawadale woolshed
The old road was regularly closed after heavy rain and slips blocked it

Farming Scenes

Farming scenes that may be in Hawke’s Bay

1 – woolshed, shearers and sheep
2 – haymaking in Rawhiti Orchard; postcard with one penny postage stamp
3 – tractor with woman driver and male behind
4 – tractor with driver; man and boy behind
5 – bullocks and men beside shed
6 – men threshing hay

If you have information about any of these photos please let us know –

Waiwhare Station Woolshed

Waiwhare Station woolshed, built in 1907, now part of “Wrekin” (owned by the Ward family from 1948 onwards)

Wimbledon 1912

Wimbledon, 1912
Two-storeyed Wimbledon Hotel, store and Gollans’ woolshed
The Longley home is behind the hotel.
The small shed on the right was used to store hazardous substances, including gunpowder. 
The road beyond the hotel leads right to Herbertville.
Porangahau road comes in from the left. 
Out of the picture below the woolshed are Gollans’ and Hales’ houses.

Wool 1920

First load of wool from Tawadale, 1920
Amelia Longley and truck driver Blair? from Waipukurau standing beside truck
Three children sitting on top of wool bales on back of truck – Eva and Elsie Longley with cousin?

Wool 1920

First load of wool from Tawadale, 1920
Amelia Longley and truck driver Blair? from Waipukurau standing beside truck
Three children sitting on top of wool bales on back of truck – Eva and Elsie Longley with cousin?
“GUILLIARD” on truck under windscreen

Woolshed

Photo caption on rear –

“One of the Humphreys’ Farms
Woolshed Porangahau”

Woolshed 1939

Tawadale woolshed, November 1939